On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1949

Historical Events

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

6th Golden Globes: Johnny Belinda, Laurence Olivier, & Jane Wyman win

  • KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertha Knox Gilkey, welfare & tenament rights for urban women
  • Elliott Murphy, American singer/songwriter
  • Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs), born in NYC, New York
  • Victor Garber, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd), born in Montreal, Quebec
1949 Highlights

About March 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces